The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 20 June 2013

This Week on Blue....

Carl is joined this Wednesday by pianist Francesco Turrisi and vocalist Michelle O'Rourke for a Blue of the Night session. Both have previously been featured on Blue individually but the two musicians will collaborate and perform their imaginative and thoughtful interpretations of music from the early 17th century in advance of their performance at the final Kaleidoscope of the season next week June. Francesco is guest curator for this final Kaleidoscope and will tell us a little about the lineup for this popular monthly music event at the Bello Bar in Dublin


Last Week on Blue....

Pianist Ivan Ilic is a regular visitor to Ireland. He paid Carl a visit for a Blue of the Night Session recently and you can listen to the entire interview and session below, and watch exclusive video footage. 

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Vill-Lobos' most famous work. There's more to this Brazilian and this week on the Blue, we'll spotlight the lesser known too.


It's been a sad year for the music world with the loss of many iconic figures. One of our own legends, jazz guitarist Louis Stewart left us earlier this year. Louis' musical legacy is recognised and lauded in the international jazz world. At home in Ireland, where he chose to base himself even at the peak of his international fame, he became a friend and mentor to many in a burgeoning jazz community. His loss is immense. In March 2014, Louis was the featured artist on The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran. This special programme features many of Louis' wonderful performances and his chat with Carl, recalling his early days and the highlights of his international career.

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Music Played on the Show


Title: Track 04

Performer(s): Shorter, Wayne

Duration: 3:45


Title: When I Look In Your Eyes

Performer(s): L Bricusse

Duration: 7:03


Title: Violin Sonata No.5 "La Stella"

Performer(s): Pandolfi, Giovanni

Duration: 5:09


Title: North Circular

Performer(s): Dennehy, Donncha

Duration: 1:26


Title: Sugar To Sea Lion

Performer(s): Murphy, K. / Haugh, T.

Duration: 4:48


Title: Track 11

Performer(s): Badalamenti, Angelo / Lynch, David

Duration: 3:45


Title: Motet - Singet Dem Herrn

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 4:34


Title: Cutting The Chord

Performer(s): Stevenson

Duration: 4:56


Title: Mid Air

Performer(s): Buchanan, Paul

Duration: 2:47


Title: Goodbye

Performer(s): Shields, Kevin

Duration: 2:47



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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